Eisenhower jacket

noun

Ei·​sen·​how·​er jacket
ˈīzᵊnˌhau̇|(ə)r,
|ə sometimes -zᵊnˌau̇|
: a short jacket fitting snugly at the waist and cuffs
specifically : one used as a part of a military uniform

Word History

Etymology

after Dwight D. Eisenhower, born 1890 American general and 34th U.S. president

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“Eisenhower jacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eisenhower%20jacket. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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